We’re Welcoming Two New Board Members to the AdoptAClassroom.org Team

We’re thrilled to announce our newest AdoptAClassroom.org board members: Neely Tamminga and Hart Rosenblatt. They each have unique experience that makes them fantastic additions to our team. Meet our new board members: Neely Tamminga Neely is the CEO of DISTILL, an advisory company that, fitting for her new position, offers advisory services to board directors. […]

A New Way to Give: The Inclusive Classroom Fund

Donors to AdoptAClassroom.org can help bring equity in education to the individual classroom with our new Inclusive Classroom Fund. This new addition to our Spotlight Funds supports teachers who require supplies that address their students’ individual needs, in order to create a level playing field in their classroom. Donations to this fund will help teachers […]

Enter to Win $50 When You Participate in March Supply Madness

March is finally here and we’ve got our brackets locked in…but we’re not talking about the NCAA basketball tournament. We’re bringing March Supply Madness back by popular demand, to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. This year, we even added a fun twist: our brackets are filled exclusively with […]

Ann Pifer Named Executive Director of AdoptAClassroom.org

We’re kicking off our 20th anniversary with a BIG announcement! AdoptAClassroom.org is thrilled to announce Ann Pifer as our new executive director. Pifer has served as our organization’s chief operating officer since 2013, spearheading our headquarters move to Minnesota. As a predominately virtual organization, Pifer has been instrumental in advancing our technological capabilities to ensure that […]

We’re Celebrating 20 Years of Empowering Teachers With Needed Classroom Supplies

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to announce our 20th anniversary! In 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org was founded to support the dedicated teachers who spend money out of their own pockets on classroom supplies. Over the past 20 years, corporate partners, small businesses, and individual donors have teamed up with our nonprofit to make a huge impact on classrooms in […]

Get Ready to Update Your New Classroom Photo!

We’re continuing to make improvements to the teacher dashboard, so keep an eye out for some new features that will change the way you upload your profile picture. Starting next week, you’ll have more options for uploading a classroom photo that will help you capture the attention of donors. Please Note: Every teacher will need […]

Watch a BIG Teacher Surprise on the Rachel Ray Show

Rickee Stewart is a teacher on a mission to help support the 2,100 homeless students in her district. Instead of wedding gifts for her engagement, she asked for coats to help her students in need. Check out her story on the Rachel Ray Show below: Thanks to Burlington Stores, Rickee’s students will receive all of the coats […]

This STEM Teacher is Tearing Down the Digital Divide in His Classroom

David Barrett teaches engineering, robotics, and aviation to 180 middle school students at the NASA-affiliated Farnsworth Aerospace School. His classroom needs to be stocked with up-to-date technology for his students to learn these advanced subjects hands-on. When students walk into his classroom for the first time, they’re surprised by the vastness of space and amount of […]

Independent Publisher ClydeBank Media Teams Up With National Nonprofit AdoptAClassroom.Org

Nonprofit crowdfunding website for teachers, AdoptAClassroom.org, is the perfect fit for book publisher Albany, NY—Independent global publisher ClydeBank Media announced this week they are committing a portion of retail sales across all platforms to AdoptAClassroom.org, the national nonprofit that raises funds for K-12 U.S. teachers. “It’s a good fit. We publish simplified learning tools, and […]